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Accounting 1
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Accounting 1

$116

with Richard Small, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 5:45 pm, runs for 12 weeks
As an introductory course, Accounting I provides students with skills related to cash records, accounts receivable and payable, filing system for source documents, record information from source documents, and bank statement reconciliation. The price of this course does not include a book fee of $45.

Accounting 1

$136

with Deb Seigars, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 11:30 am, runs for 7 weeks
As an introductory course, Accounting I provides students with skills related to cash records, accounts receivable and payable, filing system for source documents, record information from source documents, and bank statement reconciliation. The price of this course does not include a book fee of $45.

Accounting 3

$136

with Deb Seigars, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Apr 30, 2019 at 8:30 am, runs for 7 weeks
Building from Accounting 2, this course teaches students about the use of special journals, uncollectible accounts receivables, plant assets and depreciation, inventory, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, distribution of dividends, preparing worksheets, financial statements, and end of fiscal period entries for a corporation. Same textbook used from Accounting 1 and 2. Prerequisite: Accounting 2 and a basic computer course (or familiarity with computers).

Job Hunting Skills

$87

with Geneva Meserve, Portland Adult Education

Calendar May 3, 2019 at 8:30 am, runs for 8 weeks
Want to enhance your job search? This course presents a realistic understanding of the job search process and an overview of the most effective tools. Other topics include resumes, cover letters, and interviewing tips. This class is open to anyone interested in job hunting, and certificate students should take the class at the end of their certificate program.

QuickBooks

$116

with Richard Small, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Apr 24, 2019 at 8:30 am, runs for 6 weeks
This course uses QuickBooks accounting software in an office environment. Areas covered include setting up an accounting system, accounts receivable and payable, reconciliation, adjusting entries, and financial statement generation. Prerequisites: Basic computer and accounting skills. (For PAE Accounting Certificate students, Microsoft Office and Accounting I must be taken first.) Requirements: Bring a flash drive to class.

QuickBooks, Advanced

$116

with Richard Small, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jun 10, 2019 at 8:30 am, runs for 6 weeks
Designed for students experienced with QuickBooks, this course covers such functions as inventory, payroll, customizing forms and reports, and fiscal end preparation. Students will build upon their QuickBooks knowledge. Requirement: Bring a flash drive to the daytime class.
Workplace Communication
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Workplace Communication

$116

with Geneva Meserve, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Apr 22, 2019 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks
For students seeking more effective means of communication, this course covers such topics as effective listening, assertive speaking, and clear, positive pronunciation. The course also focuses on handling difficult situations with conflict resolution skills. Other practiced skills include customer service communication, team-based communication, and oral presentations.

Writing for the Workplace

$146

with Briana Bizier, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 11:45 am, runs for 9 weeks
This course uses a series of exercises to teach students how to become better writers. Exercises include composing letters, memos, and emails. Course also covers punctuation, sentence structure, and basic grammar rules to give documents a final polish. Prerequisite: Basic familiarity with computers. (PAE certificate and academic students should discuss this course with advisor before registering.) The price of this course does not include a book fee of $74.00.




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